Galt woman faces court date on child abuse charges

Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

A Galt resident, 44-year old Jennifer Rolen, has waived preliminary hearings on separate charges of felony abuse of a child.  She will be arraigned on Wednesday, May 25th in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court.

In a charge from February, Mrs. Rolen is accused of physical assault, pulling hair, and causing emotional distress to a child.  For a charge from between June 2015 and September 2015, Mrs. Rolen is accused to choking, slapping, and causing emotional distress to three children, each under the age of 17.

Thirty-six year old Lucas Griffin of Trenton has been arrested on a warrant accusing violation of a protection order for an adult.  Bond is $5,000 with Griffin to appear on Tuesday, May 24th in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court.